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Title Final-Mile Delivery Firms Struggle to Stay up With, Let Alone Ahead of the Curve
Date Posted 6/27/2019
Description Increases in e-commerce, with tight delivery expectations and difficulty in forecasting volume fluctuations, has the final-mile delivery segment struggling to keep up. The increase in demand for delivery of large parcel's is the greatest challenge because there are not many established delivery services as opposed to small parcel delivery. In addition, it is becoming more and more difficult to find affordable warehouse spaces to accommodate the increases in freight quantity and size. Advancements in technology and the entrance of Less-than-truckload carriers in to the final-mile market promise to ease the struggle.

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